Chapter 2: The Drive

Chapter 2: The Drive

As a newly and fully unprepared father starting a new company, the drive to help children was my cornerstone.  No matter what, I couldn't let Yuki or other children in need down.  I had no idea how important that drive would become.

That drive is critical as the journey is ever changing and unpredictable even before a pandemic!  My previous career consisted of me leading a talented team of up to 10 functional professionals.  Now it was just me...in my basement.

That drive was anchored when I was at a University of Iowa football game.  Unbeknownst to me, at the end of 1st quarter, the entire stadium turned and waved to the Children's hospital that overlooks the field.  As I faced countless children battling cancer staring back at me with big smiles it all clicked.  It's all about the children. 

I got back to my hotel that night and wrote my wife a long text message about that experience and that whatever entrepreneurial trail I blaze it was towards to helping children in need. 

 

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Chapter 1: The Cry

Chapter 1: The Cry

Chapter 8: The Recipe

Chapter 8: The Recipe

Chapter 3: The Idea

Chapter 3: The Idea

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